Ukrainian Elina Svitolina in the third round of the tournament in American Indian wells defeated the representative of Australia Daria Gavrilova. But a simple match for the first racket of Ukraine was not. But Ekaterina Kozlova gave battle, Simona Halep, but lost.
Despite the fact that Svitolina won both sets, in the first of them, it was a step to lose. In the tenth game Gavrilova on his serve and failed to win. But Ukrainian from the second attempt has implemented a break point.
In General, tennis players unsuccessfully play on their feeds. Gavrilova has implemented four break-points. One more from Svitolina, which allowed them to win the first set 7:5.
In the second set, the opponents alternately took the lead. And yet Svitolina managed to bring the match to victory.
Elina Svitolina – Daria Gavrilova 2:0 (7:5, 6:4)
In the 1/8 final, Elina Svitolina will play against Ashleigh Barty.
Another Ukrainian girl – Ekaterina Kozlova lost the second racket of the world, Simona Halep. In this 114-I in the world ranking the Ukrainian gave battle to the Romanian. In the first set was decided in tie-break.
In the second set, the Ukrainian lost 2:5, but managed to equalize. And only lose on own serve in the twelfth game is not allowed again to take the game in tie-break.
Ekaterina Kozlova – Simona Halep 0:2 (6:7(3), 5:7)